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Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth
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Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth

Jun 17th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,577 Views 6 Comments

World leaders hope to make significant progress on discussions about such a deal at the summit in Lough Erne today and tomorrow.

How To Recognise A World Leader: A Spotter's Guide
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How To Recognise A World Leader: A Spotter's Guide

Jun 17th 2013, 1:23 PM 8,730 Views 21 Comments

They’re all in Ireland. So how can you spot one?

LIVE: Global leaders arrive in Belfast for the G8 summit
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LIVE: Global leaders arrive in Belfast for the G8 summit

Jun 17th 2013, 12:28 PM 4,945 Views 0 Comments

The leaders are arriving for bilateral meetings before the main proceedings kick off in Fermanagh.

America's first family arrives in Ireland
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America's first family arrives in Ireland

Jun 17th 2013, 11:27 AM 19,694 Views 28 Comments

Both Michelle and Barack spoke to an invited audience at Waterfront Hall in Belfast this morning.

Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime
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Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime

Jun 17th 2013, 10:55 AM 5,001 Views 12 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will arrive in Fermanagh later today, where he is expected to hold talks with the US president.

US secret agents are dressing up as Irish farmers during the G8
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US secret agents are dressing up as Irish farmers during the G8

Jun 17th 2013, 10:18 AM 34,876 Views 102 Comments

Local residents have said they’ll stick out because their tractors are brand new.

Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders
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Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders

Jun 17th 2013, 9:25 AM 11,442 Views 19 Comments

Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits
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UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

Jun 17th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,798 Views 29 Comments

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

'Protest is a good thing' say PSNI but Turkey unrest could mean smaller demos at G8
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'Protest is a good thing' say PSNI but Turkey unrest could mean smaller demos at G8

Jun 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,781 Views 1 Comment

The PSNI have said initial indications are that there will not be large numbers of protesters descending on the summit at Lough Erne today.

Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask
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Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask

Jun 17th 2013, 6:50 AM 10,919 Views 12 Comments

A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?

PSNI on G8 drones: 'They actually look like big model aircraft'
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PSNI on G8 drones: 'They actually look like big model aircraft'

Jun 16th 2013, 8:30 PM 14,197 Views 28 Comments

The Police Service of Northern Ireland have said that not a single public order arrest has been made so far with the start of the G8 summit in Fermanagh less than 24 hours away.

Ireland is "stealing" the UK's tax funds, according to NI finance minister
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Ireland is "stealing" the UK's tax funds, according to NI finance minister

Jun 16th 2013, 5:26 PM 12,878 Views 104 Comments

Safe to say we know what Sammy Wilson wants to see on the G8 agenda, then.

Ulster GAA chief thanks fans for observing G8 traffic restrictions
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Ulster GAA chief thanks fans for observing G8 traffic restrictions

Jun 16th 2013, 4:51 PM 7,530 Views 0 Comments

Mratin McAviney says 9,352 fans were able to make it to Brewster Park in Fermanagh, despite the G8 preparation nearby.

Taoiseach to discuss trade opportunities with Canadian Prime Minister in Dublin
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Taoiseach to discuss trade opportunities with Canadian Prime Minister in Dublin

Jun 16th 2013, 12:42 PM 4,770 Views 27 Comments

Canada currently attracts 25 per cent of all Irish investment abroad and around 60 Irish businesses have a presence there.

What has the G8 ever done for us?
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What has the G8 ever done for us?

Jun 16th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,393 Views 23 Comments

Here’s a list of all the topics that have been discussed in the last 38 summits. Has it been worth it?

Anti G8 protests take place in Belfast
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Anti G8 protests take place in Belfast

Jun 15th 2013, 4:54 PM 7,687 Views 65 Comments

A crowd of 1,500 protesters took to the streets of Belfast today to march against the G8 Summit.

G8 summits in pics: Obama smooches Merkel, yellow pants and colourful protests
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G8 summits in pics: Obama smooches Merkel, yellow pants and colourful protests

Jun 15th 2013, 10:30 AM 11,940 Views 15 Comments

A look back at G8 summits in years gone by.

Dubliners warned of traffic restrictions as the Obama family comes to town
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Dubliners warned of traffic restrictions as the Obama family comes to town

Jun 14th 2013, 12:50 PM 20,516 Views 37 Comments

Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama are coming to Dublin for two days while their husband and father is at the G8.

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law
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Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law

Jun 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 16,552 Views 73 Comments

Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.

Locals annoyed that derelict shop facelift for G8 hides their economic woes
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Locals annoyed that derelict shop facelift for G8 hides their economic woes

Jun 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 15,817 Views 50 Comments

A reported £300,000 has been used on pre-G8 cosmetic work for Fermanagh that locals believe could have been better spent on reviving a real local employer.

57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters
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57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters

Jun 12th 2013, 7:46 AM 3,677 Views 23 Comments

A large group of protesters occupied a former police station in Soho and had to be removed by police.

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early
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President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early

Jun 11th 2013, 6:32 PM 15,128 Views 46 Comments

The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.

100 riot police in crackdown on London G8 protests
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100 riot police in crackdown on London G8 protests

Jun 11th 2013, 1:21 PM 8,615 Views 31 Comments

Activists have been planning a week-long series of demonstrations leading up to next week’s summit in Fermanagh.

To protect world leaders you can't fly over Lough Erne during G8 summit
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To protect world leaders you can't fly over Lough Erne during G8 summit

Jun 10th 2013, 5:36 PM 9,404 Views 35 Comments

The restrictions will last from Sunday, 16 until Tuesday, 18 June.

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed
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The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed

Jun 8th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,723 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: We’ll swap you Ulster Bank for the M50, scaring off the sun.

Catholic bishops urge G8 leaders to clamp down on tax avoidance
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Catholic bishops urge G8 leaders to clamp down on tax avoidance

Jun 6th 2013, 7:31 PM 5,402 Views 86 Comments

The leaders of Catholics from 11 countries say corporations, like citizens, have a moral duty to pay their fair share.

More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger
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More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger

Jun 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,052 Views 7 Comments

It is the largest coalition of NGOs and charities since Make Poverty History in 2005.

900 gardaí to help keep the peace at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh
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900 gardaí to help keep the peace at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh

Jun 5th 2013, 4:04 PM 10,480 Views 74 Comments

World leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin will attend the summit next month.

PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit
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PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit

Jun 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,984 Views 20 Comments

A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.

Column: The G8 summit could have huge economic benefits for Ireland – if it goes well
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Column: The G8 summit could have huge economic benefits for Ireland – if it goes well

May 31st 2013, 7:00 AM 6,572 Views 37 Comments

Using the summit as an opportunity to vent frustrations with protests could be damaging and will only distract the international media from the many positives of Ireland’s recovery, writes Samuel Brazys.

Power to shut down phone networks is 'proportionate' - watchdog
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Power to shut down phone networks is 'proportionate' - watchdog

May 22nd 2013, 9:10 PM 13,004 Views 69 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says shutting down mobile phone networks is a fair power to deal with terrorist threats.

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats
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Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats

May 15th 2013, 12:12 PM 15,288 Views 81 Comments

If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.

Michelle Obama and daughters set to visit Ireland
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Michelle Obama and daughters set to visit Ireland

May 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 11,392 Views 44 Comments

The American first lady and children could accompany Barack Obama, who is scheduled to attend the G8 summit in Fermanagh this June.

Crises in Syria and Korea to dominate G8 talks in London
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Crises in Syria and Korea to dominate G8 talks in London

Apr 11th 2013, 9:03 AM 2,578 Views 6 Comments

Iran’s atomic ambitions, instability in north and west Africa, and climate change will also be up for discussion.

Viable explosive device in Fermanagh car 'destined for police station'
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Viable explosive device in Fermanagh car 'destined for police station'

Mar 23rd 2013, 12:39 PM 4,441 Views 6 Comments

PSNI believe the vehicle in which the device was found was due to be left at the station in nearby Lisnaskea.

Britain to use chairmanship of G8 to focus on terror threat
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Britain to use chairmanship of G8 to focus on terror threat

Jan 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 2,067 Views 6 Comments

British Prime Minister David Cameron said that he would put the topic to the “top of the agenda where it belongs.”

9 reasons why Twitter believes Fermanagh is perfect for G8
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9 reasons why Twitter believes Fermanagh is perfect for G8

Nov 21st 2012, 6:13 PM 8,263 Views 6 Comments

The summit is coming to Enniskillen, and that’s that.

Enniskillen confirmed as location for G8 summit
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Enniskillen confirmed as location for G8 summit

Nov 20th 2012, 12:39 PM 10,046 Views 31 Comments

The world’s most powerful leaders will descend on Fermanagh on 17 and 18 June next year.